Historical Events In April - 12
Thursday, 02 July 2020
1913 On April - 12 gabor Jodal, composer
1914 On April - 12 armen Alchian, American economist
1914 On April - 12 josef Nesvera, composer, dies at 71
1915 On April - 12 emil [Theodore] Petaja, US, sci-fi author (Star Mill, Tramontane)
1916 On this day in history brian Connell, writer/broadcaster
1917 Bijou Theater opens at 222 W 45th St NYC (Demolished 1982) on this day in history.
1917 M Marie Widlow, St Louis Mo, softball pitcher (Hall of Fame 1957) on this day in history.
1918 18th earl of Derby, English landowner/multi-millionaire on this day in history.
1919 On April - 12 british Parliament passes a 48-hour work week with minimum wages
1919 On April - 12 istvan Anhalt, composer
1920 H R Hewitt, CEO (Johnson Matthey) on this day in history.
1921 A W Mabbs, archivist on April - 12.
1922 Frantisek Ondricek, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.
1923 On this day in history the birth of Maria Callas, Italian opera singer
1926 Dutch Catholic Radio Broadcast (KRO) forms on this day in history.
1927 Gen Chiang Kai-shek begins counter revolution in Shanghai on April - 12.
1928 On April - 12 assassination attempt on king Victor Emmanuel II of Italy
1930 On April - 12 4th Test Cricket WI v England ends in a draw after nine days
1931 Joe McCarthy debuts as NY Yankee manager on this day in history.
1932 On April - 12 emmanuel Chabriers & Balanchines ballet premieres in Monte Carlo
1933 On this day in history moffatt Field commissioned
1934 Highest velocity wind ever recorded on Mt Washington, NH, 231 mph on this day in history.
1934 Winds gust to 231 MPH on Mount Washington NH on this day in history.
1935 On April - 12 a Royal Proclamation sets design of Canada's new Jubilee Silver Dollar.
1935 On this day in history "Your Hit Parade," debuts on radio
1937 On April - 12 sir Frank Whittle ground-tests the first jet engine designed to power an aircraft at Rugby, England.
1938 US law requiring medical tests for marriage licenses (NY) on this day in history.
1938 1st US law requiring medical tests for marriage licenses (NY) on April - 12.
1938 Feodor Chaliapine, Russian author (Man & Mark), dies at 65 on April - 12.
1939 On April - 12 g Kulin discovers asteroid #1489 Attila
1940 Italy annexes Albania on April - 12.
1941 Stanley Cup: Boston Bruins sweep Detroit Red Wings in 4 games on April - 12.
1942 9th Golf Masters Championship: Byron Nelson wins, shooting a 280 on this day in history.
1942 Johannes E Akkeringa, Dutch painter/etcher, dies at 80 on this day in history.